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Coastal Waters Forecast for Arctic Alaska
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
255 AM AKDT Thu Aug 22 2019

Arctic Alaska Coastal Waters out 100 NM

Wind forecasts reflect the predominant speed and direction
expected. Sea forecasts represent the average of the highest one-
third of the combined wind-wave and swell height.

PKZ298-230200-
255 AM AKDT Thu Aug 22 2019

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST...
A weather front over the Eastern Arctic will move E into the
Beaufort Sea by this afternoon. A weak ridge of high pressure
will move across the area this afternoon and evening. A weather
front over the Western Arctic will move SE to the Central and
Northwest Arctic Coast this evening as the low moves to 400 nm N
of Nuiqsut at 995 mb. The low will move SE to 200 nm N of
Demarcation Pt by Fri afternoon as the front drags over the
Eastern Arctic Coast. Another front will move SE over the Eastern
Arctic Coast Sat night and Sunday as a low moves to 500 nm N of
Nuiqsut.

$$

PKZ225-230200-
Cape Thompson to Cape Beaufort-
255 AM AKDT Thu Aug 22 2019

.TODAY...N winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Fog, rain.
.FRI...N winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Fog.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...N winds 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON...SW winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ230-230200-
Cape Beaufort to Point Franklin-
255 AM AKDT Thu Aug 22 2019

.TODAY...NW winds 20 kt. Seas building to 4 ft. Fog.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Fog, rain.
.FRI...N winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft. Fog.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT...W winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft. Fog.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.MON...W winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ235-230200-
Point Franklin to Cape Halkett-
255 AM AKDT Thu Aug 22 2019

.TODAY...NW winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Fog.
.TONIGHT...W winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Fog, rain.
.FRI...NW winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft. Fog.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain.
.SAT...W winds 20 kt. Seas 7 ft. Fog.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.SUN...W winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.MON...W winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.

$$

PKZ240-230200-
Cape Halkett to Flaxman Island-
255 AM AKDT Thu Aug 22 2019

.TODAY...NW winds 15 kt. Seas building to 3 ft. Fog.
.TONIGHT...W winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.FRI...W winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. Fog.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT...W winds 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Fog, rain.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SUN...W winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.MON...W winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.

$$

PKZ245-230200-
Flaxman Island to Demarcation Point-
255 AM AKDT Thu Aug 22 2019

.TODAY...W winds 15 kt. Seas 2 ft. Fog, rain.
.TONIGHT...W winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...W winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain and snow.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...W winds 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Rain.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.SUN...W winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.MON...W winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

SDB Aug 19


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